S Moluccas islands, Indonesia
Habitat: Hill forests.
Incubation: 24 days, 2 eggs
Social structure: Pairs or scattered flocks
Lifespan: 26 under human care
Estimated population in the wild: 1,000-2,500
IUCN Status: Endangered
Threats: Trapping for the cage-bird trade, habitat degradation, especially deforestation.
Did you know that:
It is widely trapped and kept as a pet in large numbers throughout Seram, as it is much admired for its melodious call and skillful mimicry.